The Queen’s Theatre is delighted to see its co-production of Atiha Sen Gupta’s fresh and vibrant one-woman play Abi premiere this week to rave reviews, co-produced with Derby Theatre.

The Guardian applauded Safiyya Ingar’s ‘captivating’ performance and ‘magnetic energy’ and described the production as being ‘full of zest and humour’.

 Aleks Sierz thoroughly enjoyed it and ‘highly recommended’ this ‘little gem… superbly written’ by Atiha Sen Gupta. He was also impressed by Safiyya Ingar’s performance, which he claimed had ‘attractive energy’.

Here’s what other critics have been saying:

★★★★ ‘An intelligently-written, witty and highly relevant play’ ActDrop

★★★★ ‘Extremely interesting’ PocketSize Theatre

★★★★ ‘A fresh and energetic production’ LondonTheatre1

★★★★ ‘Warm, immediately likeable and full of energy’ thespyinthestalls

★★★★ ‘A delightfully enjoyable, skilled performance’ Broadwaybaby

★★★★ ‘Very powerful’ Remote Goat

‘A powerful, often funny performance by Safiyya Ingar’ BritishTheatre.com

‘Believable and intelligent’ The Stage

‘Inspired’ There Ought to be Clowns

‘Very entertaining and enjoyable’ Hornchurch Life

‘Incredible’ Bedrock FM

Abi runs at the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch until Saturday 22 September. The production will then transfer to Derby Theatre (29 September – 20 October). For more information about the show call the Box Office on 01708 443333 or click here.

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